Talent Radar: 5 of the Worlds Most Talented Young Centre Backs

Podcasts, forums, opinion articles and talk shows almost always clash over the standards of todays defending. Are attackers simply much better than they were a decade ago when Italian Serie A sides were disappointed to let one goal in. Do attackers get the benefit of the doubt for big decisions? Or are defenders simply getting[…]

Gonzalo Higuain hoping to extinguish his old demons against Lazio

With the score level at 2-2, the ball was placed on the spot and fans huddled in together, holding their breath. What happened next would shape Napoli’s future, granting them either Champions League or Europa League football and individually, had the possibility of exalting Gonzalo Higuain to something of a higher figure in the crazed[…]

GIFTED ARGENTINE MANUEL LANZINI HOPING TO MAKE HIS MARK AT WEST HAM

In the wake of West Ham’s first win over Liverpool at Anfield in 52 years, Hammers manager Slaven Bilic lavished praise on their outstanding Argentine, Manuel Lanzini. “He was fantastic against Liverpool and not only because he scored a goal,” mused Bilic. “Defensively he not only covered the left back, Joe Gomez, but he cut[…]